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Playtime: Combi Pack (Blu-ray & DVD)

Playtime: Combi Pack (Blu-ray & DVD)

Released on 29 November 2010

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: Universal Suitable for All

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Regarded by many as Jacques Tati's masterpiece, Playtime is a surreal, comic vision of mankind's battle against the overwhelming depersonalisation of modern life. Tati stars as the hapless Hulot, who ambles through the massive metropolis specially constructed for the film - one of the most ambitious and imaginative film sets ever to grace the screen. The film is a multi-layered symphony of sight and sound gags. Jokes unfold in various parts of the frame simultaneously and the soundtrack - a meticulously composed cacophony of footsteps, gibberish, and lounge music - only adds to the absurdity.
  • Newly remastered to High Definition
  • Feature commentary by film historian Philip Kemp
  • Short Documentary 'Au-del?? de Playtime' (DVD only)
  • Continuity supervisor Sylvette Baudrot on Tati and Playtime (DVD only)
  • Director biography and short film about Tati (DVD only)
  • Audio interview with Jacques Tati
  • Original trailers for Les Vacances de M. Hulot, Mon Oncle and Playtime
  • Includes extensive booklet with contextualising essays on the film and its director
certificateUniversal Suitable for All
directorJacques Tati
duration2 hours and 5 minutes